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Why Are International Law Firms Retreating from China?

Why Are International Law Firms Retreating from China?

Summary: Last year, some law firms exited China, but why? China is a booming market with nearly 1.4 billion people to serve. While law firms may want to work in the country because of the potential business, local corruption and political roadblocks are enough of a deterrent for clients to rethink whether or not the pros […]

Donald Trump Can Use His Name In China

Donald Trump Can Use His Name In China

Summary: Newly-elected president Donald Trump has been fighting for trademark rights over his name in China for ten years to now be given the right to his name. For ten years, Donald Trump has been battling Chinese courts over the ability to use his name in the country for specific services. Just days after his […]

Prominent Chinese Lawyer Convicted of Subversion

Prominent Chinese Lawyer Convicted of Subversion

Summary: Zhou Shifeng is the latest lawyer to be convicted by the Chinese government for subversion. The Chinese government has convicted attorney Zhou Shifeng. Zhou founded a Chinese law firm that frequently represented high profile cases, and according to the BBC, the government has found him guilty of subversion. Related: China Rights Lawyer Convicted with […]

Uber, Didi Call a Truce in China

Uber, Didi Call a Truce in China

Summary: In order to stop the expensive legal fight from continuing in China, Uber and Didi decided to join their forces and work together. Uber, a ride-hailing company, has faced resistance just about everywhere it goes. China has been no exception to Uber’s troubles, squaring off with its rival company Didi Chuxing for over two […]

International Tribunal Rejects China’s Claim to South China Sea

International Tribunal Rejects China’s Claim to South China Sea

Summary: Beijing’s claim to the South China Sea has been ruled invalid by an international court.  On Tuesday, an international tribune told China that it doesn’t have rights to the South China Sea, and China responded by immediately rejecting the ruling. The Washington Post reports that this decision could further inflame tensions in the area, […]

International Tribunal Rejects China’s Claim to South China Sea

International Tribunal Rejects China’s Claim to South China Sea

Summary: Beijing’s claim to the South China Sea has been ruled invalid by an international court.  On Tuesday, an international tribune told China that it doesn’t have rights to the South China Sea, and China responded by immediately rejecting the ruling. The Washington Post reports that this decision could further inflame tensions in the area, […]

Governor with Ties to Hillary Clinton Probed by FBI

Governor with Ties to Hillary Clinton Probed by FBI

Summary: Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe is now facing a probe from the FBI and the Justice Department. The FBI and the Justice Department are looking into the integrity of Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, a Democrat. Officials say they want to determine whether or not donations to his gubernatorial campaign violated the law. To learn more […]

University of Arizona Law School Partners with Chinese School

University of Arizona Law School Partners with Chinese School

Summary: The law school at the University of Arizona has partnered with a law school in China to offer a program for Chinese students to earn two degrees at the same time. The University of Arizona launched a new program in an attempt to raise interest and enrollment in their law school. Through a partnership […]

University of Arizona Law School Partners with Chinese School

University of Arizona Law School Partners with Chinese School

Summary: The law school at the University of Arizona has partnered with a law school in China to offer a program for Chinese students to earn two degrees at the same time. The University of Arizona launched a new program in an attempt to raise interest and enrollment in their law school. Through a partnership […]

China Rights Lawyer Convicted with Suspended Jail Sentence

China Rights Lawyer Convicted with Suspended Jail Sentence

Summary: Rights Lawyer Pu Zhiqiang receives his sentence from last week’s trial. After a highly publicized one-day trial last week, Chinese authorities have decided the fate of rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang. He is to receive a suspended three-year sentence. He faced up to 8 years in prison, and this specifically for seven tweets he made […]

China’s Anti-Terror Law Unfair Many Say

China’s Anti-Terror Law Unfair Many Say

Summary: China aims to make anti-terror law that could change how Westerners do business there. Once again the fear of terrorism from Muslim extremists is leading to drastic revisions in federal law: this time in China. Their new anti-terror law affects not only China, but the West as well, as the draft for the law […]

China Tries Rights Lawyer for Posting on the Internet

China Tries Rights Lawyer for Posting on the Internet

Summary: An activist Chinese lawyer faces trial for posts on the internet. China faces scrutiny yet again for suppressing free thought and speech, now that civil rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang is facing trial for posts he made on the internet. Seven posts in particular, made on a Twitter-like service called Weibo, landed the liberal-leaning lawyer […]

China Tries Rights Lawyer for Posting on the Internet

China Tries Rights Lawyer for Posting on the Internet

Summary: An activist Chinese lawyer faces trial for posts on the internet. China faces scrutiny yet again for suppressing free thought and speech, now that civil rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang is facing trial for posts he made on the internet. Seven posts in particular, made on a Twitter-like service called Weibo, landed the liberal-leaning lawyer […]

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